National Palace Museum: DA GUAN: BEI SONG RUYAO TE ZHAN. Grand View: Special Exhibition of Ju Ware from the Northern Sung Dynasty. Taibei, 2006. 215 pp. Numerous colour plates. 29x30 cm. Cloth.
Catalogue of a very fine exhibition displaying the finest examples in the outstanding collection of Ru ware held by the National Palace Museum in Taibei and, thus, from the former Chinese imperial collection. Together with loans from museums in the UK, mainland China and Japan, a total of 48 superb examples of this rarest of wares are shown - all illustrated in colour and described. Many of the pieces are shown in multiple views, including bases and inscriptions incised at the order of the Qianlong emperor. Good amount of text in English, including introduction, list of plates and descriptions. Fuller text in Chinese.
Item 92 in List 203.
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